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#ProtectOurCare Meet Mandy in Louisiana

February 7, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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It’s time to use our “outside voices” for healthcare!

February 7, 2017
It’s time to use our “outside voices” for healthcare! Members of Congress will be at home during the month of February, and many are hosting Town Halls to hear from constituents like you. Your voice is needed, and is powerful, and we hope you can go to a local event with your member of Congress. (...
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Five Ways to Be a Kickass Healthcare Advocate!

February 7, 2017
As you have probably heard by now, Congress is trying to repeal health coverage by gutting the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is a big deal. Independent, credible experts agree that a repeal of the ACA without an immediate replacement would leave almost 30 million people uninsured, including 4...
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Washington State MomsForce: 5 Actions in 5 Minutes

February 3, 2017
Wow – it has been a big week. Families in Washington state and across the country are still reeling from the harmful directives coming from the new administration. Now, more than ever, Washingtonians are counting on the power of state and local advocacy to move the dial for children and families...
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#WeRise! Top 5 Actions For YOU This Week! #5Actions

February 6, 2017
Wow. We’ve gotten A LOT of good feedback that our new program of #5Actions a week coming to you on Mondays is helpful. THANK YOU! Here are the #5Actions for this week with an important note: You are making a difference! We’ve seen President Trump and many in Congress walk back threats to...
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Gratitude for the Affordable Care Act

February 6, 2017
In 2005 I moved into a dorm room in California while I was a full-time graduate student. Unbeknownst to me the building had a mold and mildew problem and I had a horrible allergic reaction to it. It started with symptoms similar to getting a cold. But before long my lungs were producing mucous and...
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Rosie's Story: Why The ACA Is Important To Our Family

February 3, 2017
I was 20 weeks pregnant when my husband and I learned our firstborn would be born missing the entirety of her right leg as well as her left forearm. We had many questions, but we never questioned whether our health insurance would deny her before she was even born; we never questioned whether our...
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#ProtectOurCare: We can't wait for repeal and replacement!

February 2, 2017
I am a 4th generation daughter of Arizona, pushed to speak out to my community about the future of our Healthcare situation. Representative McSally stunned me, saying (paraphrasing) it will take years and years for the Republicans to figure out health care. This is NOT acceptable! Health care is...
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#ProtectOurCare - Why I'm Fighting to Keep the Affordable Care Act

February 2, 2017
I am one of countless moms in our country who can say that Medicaid literally saved my child's life. When my son, Ethan, was born in 2006, he needed to start chemotherapy at six weeks old to treat a life-threatening tumor. He needed round-the-clock care, so I had to quit work to care for him, which...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Kim in Colorado

February 1, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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